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Understanding Brain Injury: Types, Effects, and Outcomes
Mar 17, 2021
Understanding Brain Injury: Types, Effects, and Outcomes
Post-Stroke Challenges
Stroke
Post-Stroke Challenges
After experiencing a stroke, many people are unsure of how their day-to-day life will look. On top of financial burdens, doctor visits, and therapy sessions, patients often face emotional, physical, and cognitive changes.
What causes stroke?
Stroke
What causes a stroke?
Stroke is a disease caused by the abrupt stoppage of blood flow to the brain. When the blood vessel providing oxygen and nutrients is disrupted, your brain is cut-off from the supply of those critical
Stroke Management
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Stroke Management
In the United States alone, more than 6.5 million people have experienced and lived through a stroke. More than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke every year, and our objective is to help those survivors and their families through providing resources, information, tools,
Spasticity and Stroke
Spasticity
Spasticity and Stroke
A stroke is caused by either a blockage of a blood vessel or bleeding in or around the brain, which results in a lack of oxygen to the brain and the death of brain cells.
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Neuroplasticity
Using the Neofect Smart Glove to Maximize Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy
Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) is used to treat people with Hemiplegia by constraining or restricting movement of the non-affected hand to force a person to use their affected hand.
Difference Between Resting Tremor and Essential Tremor and How to Manage Them With Parkinson's Disease?
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What's the Difference Between Resting Tremor and Essential Tremor and How to Manage Them With Parkinson's Disease?
A tremor is a rhythmic shakiness of a body part due to involuntary muscle contractions. This can happen when the body is resting or can happen when the body begins to move.
Why Exercise is Vital For Combating Parkinson's Disease
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Why Exercise is Vital For Combating Parkinson's Disease
Exercise is beneficial for everyone, but when it comes to Parkinson’s, exercise can not only help improve both motor and non-motor symptoms, it can also create a neuroprotective effect.
How Can I Regain Hand Function After a Stroke?
Stroke Recovery
How Can I Regain Hand Function After a Stroke?
Many stroke survivors notice that the hand takes the longest to recover after a stroke. This may become very frustrating for many. However, there are two main techniques and exercises that can help speed the recovery of the hand up!
Why is Energy Conservation Important for Multiple Sclerosis
multiple sclerosis
Why is Energy Conservation Important for Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disease that causes the body’s immune system to interfere with the way our brain sends messages to our body.
How Can Electrical Stimulation Help After a Stroke?
Electrical Stimulation
How Can Electrical Stimulation Help After a Stroke?
Electrical stimulation therapy consists of taking electrodes and attaching them on to the skin over a muscle. Once the electrical stimulation unit is activated, it sends electrical currents to the muscle causing it to contract.
Stroke Recovery Stories- Ella's Story
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Stroke Recovery Stories - Ella's Story
Ella is a personal development blogger, habit coach, motivational speaker, and stroke thriver.
Rehabilitation After a Severe Burn: Reducing the Risk of Hand Deformity
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Rehabilitation After a Severe Burn: Reducing the Risk of Hand Deformity
Recovering from a second or third degree burn related injury can be a daunting process, especially when our hands are affected. It’s easy to overlook, but the ability or inability to use our hands has deep effects on every area of our lives, from self care to self esteem.
What is Multiple Sclerosis and How Can an Exercise Routine Help?
multiple sclerosis
What is Multiple Sclerosis and How Can an Exercise Routine Help?
Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that causes the body’s immune system to attack the central nervous system.
Tips on How to Choose the Best NEOFECT Device for People With Stroke
stroke recovery and rehabilitation
Tips on How to Choose the Best Neofect Device for People With Stroke
NEOFECT rehabilitation devices close the gap between what we know from current stroke research and what is happening in actual life.
How can I increase my shoulder strength and decrease pain after a stroke?
stroke recovery and rehabilitation
How Can I Increase My Shoulder Strength and Decrease Pain After a Stroke?
It is important to start doing therapeutic exercises as soon as your doctor clears you to after a stroke. Many people may experience shoulder weakness which can lead to shoulder pain.